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Upcoming Cheerleading Conditioning

Michaela Tucker, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Forge Cheerleading conditioning will begin March 20th and will be every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5-7pm. You must have a current physical on file to be able to participate.

Kicking The Way To College

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Sports

Audra Curtin ('18) talks about her recent commitment to Frostburg State University for soccer as well as her plans for the future.

Military Bound

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Football player and Virginia Military Institute commit Ayden Jilson ('18) discusses his plans for the future and the reason he chose VMI over other schools. Jilson also explains his plans for after college.

Girls Varsity Basketball Is On The Road to Regionals

Andrea Grubb, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

On February 13th, the Girls Varsity Basketball team competed in the District Championship against Brooke Point, who lost in early December 56-52 against the Girls Varsity Basketball Team. The Girls won Districts 59-54, and also clinched their 10th straight victory over Brooke Point. This win also gave them...

Spring Sports Parent/Athlete Information Night

Grace Mamon, Managing Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

A spring sports informational meeting for athletes and parents is tonight at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. There will be general information pertaining to all spring sports, followed by smaller meetings for each team where parents and students can get information directly from the coaching staff. This...

Indoor Varsity Track Competing At Regionals

Savannah Mitchell, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Varsity Indoor Track team will be competing 6A Region B Championship on February 16th and 17th at Boo Williams Sportsplex. Field events on the 16th will be starting at 1 p.m., and running events will start at 4 p.m. On the 17th, field events will be starting at 9 a.m., and running events at 1...

From Football to the Farming

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Football player Will Carroll ('18) recently committed to Old Dominion University to continue his football career and hopefully fulfill his dream of being "self-sufficient." In this video, Carroll discusses why he chose ODU and his plans for the future.

Girls Basketball Shooting For The Championship

Patrick Strong, Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Girls Varsity Basketball will take on the Brooke Point Black-Hawks tonight in the Commonwealth District Championship game at North Stafford High School at 5:00 p.m. The team is 2-0 against the Black-hawks this year and are looking to stay undefeated against District opponents.  ...

Meet Kacey Chown: Varsity Basketball Player

Connor Merk, Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

Kacey Chown ('21) speaks about her first season of being on the Varsity Basketball team and how she balances her schoolwork and other extracurricular activities.

Wrestling One Step Closer To States

Michaela Tucker, Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Varsity Wrestling will compete in the Regional Championship at Clover Hill High School February 10, starting at 10:00 AM.

From C-Forge to NYC

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Forge athlete Mitchell Shinskie ('18) will attend Colombia University in New York City next fall to further his football career. In this video, Shinskie talks about the recruitment experience.

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